The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 11.11% 2.02% 6.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.78% 3.33% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 9
Median salary £32,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 - £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 91 60 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 56.17% 60.61% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 466 283 271
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% -23.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £21,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Preston.

Salary trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Preston over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for WCF.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 20 (95.24%) Web Application Development
3 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (76.19%) .NET Framework
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) MVC
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
6 13 (61.90%) BDD
6 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 13 (61.90%) RESTful
6 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
6 13 (61.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (61.90%) Entity Framework
6 13 (61.90%) Node.js
6 13 (61.90%) KnockoutJS
6 13 (61.90%) Ruby
6 13 (61.90%) Games
6 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 13 (61.90%) Code First Entity Framework
7 8 (38.10%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) XSL
8 7 (33.33%) SOAP
8 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (61.90%) Games
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Development Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 16 (76.19%) .NET Framework
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (61.90%) AngularJS
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (61.90%) Code First Entity Framework
5 13 (61.90%) Entity Framework
5 13 (61.90%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (61.90%) Node.js
5 13 (61.90%) RESTful
5 13 (61.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) SOAP
7 7 (33.33%) XSL
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Web Application Development
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) BDD
4 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) QA Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (61.90%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCAD
1 1 (4.76%) MCPD
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
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